BANGOR – Cony High defeated two-time defending state champion Lewiston 965-929 at Family Fun Lanes to capture its second Maine High School Bowling League title.

Sarah Pelletier of the Blue Devils successfully defended her state individual title.

In quarterfinal round action, Cony defeated Bangor (2 games), 1896-1572. In the semifinal contest the Rams were led by Jason Mansir’s 221 game and Derek Wildes’ 201 to edge Skowhegan, 914-910. Skowhegan was paced by Jake Knowles with a 224. In the finals, Cony’s Ryan Rollins (231) and Wildes (205) paved the way to the state title as the Rams picked up a 965-929 victory over Lewiston. Leading the Devils was Philip Provencher.

Other members of Cony’s championship team are Jake Laflin and Erica Rollins.

Pelletier of Lewiston captured the individual state girls title with a 184-154 win over #3 seed Angela Goodrich of Erskine Academy. Pelletier qualified first with a 426 series. Her 3-game average was 203.

In other matches, #4 Jessica Archer of Carrabec defeated #5 Brandi-Jo Dewitt of Bangor High, 192-148. Archer then beat #3 Erica Rollins of Cony, 159-150, but fell to Goodrich, 166-155.

Mansir of Cony won the individual state boys crown at Spare-Time Rec in Lewiston, an 185-167 victory over Kyle Sawyer of Edward Little. Mansir qualfied third and defeated #4 Brian Candage of Messalonskee, 189-182. He then ousted #2 Ryan Rollins of Cony, 248-211. Mansir averaged 220 during the 5-game set. TJ York of Skowhegan was the #5 seed.


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